PP-2014-17: Social Choice Theory as a Foundation for Multiagent Systems

PP-2014-17: Endriss, Ulle (2014) Social Choice Theory as a Foundation for Multiagent Systems. [Report]

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Social choice theory is the study of mechanisms for collective decision making. While originally concerned with modelling and analysing political decision making in groups of people, its basic principles, arguably, are equally relevant to modelling and analysing the kinds of interaction taking place in a multiagent system. In support of this position, I review examples from three strands of research in social choice theory: fair division, voting, and judgment aggregation.

Item Type: Report
Report Nr: PP-2014-17
Series Name: Prepublication (PP) Series
Year: 2014
Uncontrolled Keywords: computational social choice; multiagent systems; fair division; voting theory; judgment aggregation
Subjects: Computation
Depositing User: Ulle Endriss
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2016 14:37
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2016 14:37
URI: https://eprints.illc.uva.nl/id/eprint/505

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